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Health Journey Support | Cardiology Health Series

Managing certain health conditions can be a lifelong journey, and for some it can impact almost all aspects of daily life. But with support and a better understanding of the challenges people often face, the journey may become a little easier. Health Journey Support offers reliable, easy-to-access health information on respiratory and heart conditions, diabetes, certain types of cancer, and kidney diseases. Educational tools include videos, shareable resources, and apps covering key milestones throughout the health journey. Browse, share, and be sure to keep coming back for more!

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Overview

Over time, damage to the heart and blood vessels may lead to health problems like high blood pressure, high lipids, acute coronary syndrome and heart failure.

The Cardiovascular Health Series offers easy-to-access health information on health conditions, including high cholesterol, heart attack, high blood pressure, and heart failure. Browse through this section for videos and resources that may help with your journey toward better health. Topics include understanding your diagnosis, treatment options, and lifestyle changes that may help manage cardiovascular health conditions. If you have any questions about your condition, talk to your healthcare provider.

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A heart attack happens when the blood flow that brings life-giving oxygen to the heart is fully blocked. This brochure explains the conditions that can lead to a heart attack and some steps you can take that may prevent another attack from happening.

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A heart attack is a condition caused by a blockage of blood flow to your heart muscle. This video will help you understand the different ways the blood flow may become blocked in the arteries that supply blood to your heart muscle, and the treatments for a heart attack.

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If you have recently been treated for a heart attack, a condition caused by a blockage of blood flow to your heart muscle, this brochure will help you understand the condition and its treatment.

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After a heart attack, you are more likely to have another one. But the symptoms may not be the same as in your first attack. This brochure describes the warning signs of another heart attack.

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Too much LDL (bad) cholesterol can combine with other substances in your blood to contribute to plaque buildup in your arteries, a condition called atherosclerosis, which over many years can lead to coronary heart disease. This brochure lists the conditions that may put you at risk for coronary heart disease and the goals for treating the disease.

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During a stroke, also known as a brain attack, blood flow to part of the brain has stopped. This video will help you understand what a stroke is and the risk for having one.

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During a stroke, also known as a brain attack, blood flow to part of the brain has stopped. This brochure will help you understand what a stroke is and the risk for having one.

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Coronary (balloon) angioplasty is a procedure performed on blood vessels, called coronary arteries, that supply your heart muscle with oxygen. This video will help you understand the steps of the procedure and how it restores blood flow to your heart.

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Coronary (balloon) angioplasty is a procedure performed on blood vessels, called coronary arteries, that supply your heart muscle with oxygen. This brochure will help you understand the steps of the procedure and how it restores blood flow to your heart

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A coronary artery bypass graft, or CABG, is performed to improve circulation to the heart muscle. This video shows how the procedure is done to restore blood flow.

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A coronary artery bypass graft, or CABG, is performed to improve circulation to the heart muscle. This brochure shows how the procedure is done to restore blood flow.

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Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is a surgery in which a healthy artery or vein from the body is connected to a blocked coronary artery and bypasses the blockage. This brochure provides information about a patient's recovery in the hospital and at home, and ongoing care following a CABG procedure.

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Finding out you had a heart attack may be hard. This brochure can help you manage your disease. It lists questions you may want to ask your health care team about your condition.

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A heart attack can be scary and confusing. There are programs that partner patients with doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dietitians, family, and friends to help you reach your goals and make heart-healthy choices. This brochure explains how these programs, called cardiac rehabilitation, can help you.

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If you've had a heart attack, your doctor will likely prescribe medications that you will take for a long time. This brochure explains why it is important for you to take an active role in your treatment and stay on your medication.

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Using a health checklist helps you keep track of your health. This brochure can be used to record your blood pressure, cholesterol levels, blood sugar levels, weight, and amount of recent physical activity. Then you will have them handy for your next doctor's appointment.

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After a heart attack there are steps you can take to help your heart. This brochure explains how a healthy diet and lifestyle changes may help prevent another heart attack.

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Being physically active and following a healthy diet are some of the best ways to keep your heart healthy. This brochure describes some types of physical activities, dietary guidelines, and other lifestyle changes that can be beneficial to your health.

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It is important to have your health information available in the case of a health emergency. This brochure can be printed and filled out so that you a list of your medications, medicines you are allergic to, your health conditions, your doctor's contact information, and the person(s) to contact in the case of an emergency, should you have to go into the hospital.

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Living with the threat of another heart attack may not be easy. This brochure provides a list of websites that offer information and other support for you and your loved ones.

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When someone you love has been treated for a heart attack, you might feel relief, but may soon be feeling the stress of taking care of them. This brochure lists some suggestions to help caregivers cope with the stress they may be experiencing.

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